UK in the EU: MEPs debate the country’s European future
When people in the UK vote on 23 June on their country’s EU membership, it will have consequences for the whole of Europe. MEPs debated on Wednesday 24 February the possible consequences of referendum. Most MEPs said the country would be better off in the EU, while others insisted it would benefit from leaving.
The referendum "is for the UK an opportunity to look back and to measure the benefits of joining up,” said Marine Le Pen, the French co-chair of the ENF group. “If they decide that they want it, they can opt for freedom, for sovereignty and if they do that they will find the ways of solving the problems of the modern world."
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